can anyone tell me what kind this is?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by them chickens, Nov 15, 2013.

  1. them chickens

    them chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. LeviS

    LeviS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cochin bantam cross, what color crosses... I'm not sure
     
  3. LeJeune1

    LeJeune1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kinda what it looks like!
     
  4. Blue CopperHen

    Blue CopperHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a splash cochin to me.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The breed is a bantam cochin, and it's a rooster. I'm not sure from the picture if he's a poorly colored blue, or would be considered a splash. Probably too much color for a splash, he's be called blue I'll bet. He's sure pretty!
     
  6. them chickens

    them chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A way to tell how old he is?
     
  7. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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    Just aguess but you can try taking a look at his spurs. Maybe take a pic. If the spurs are very small he is under or close to a year. Longer and pointier he would be maybe 2years+. I don't know if anyone else has any other way to determine age.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Probably at least a year. After that it really gets tricky telling how old they are. Spurs can help, but they can also not grow much for spurs or they cold have been removed.
     

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